MDA advocacy efforts are focused on accelerating research advances and treatment discovery while expanding the resources available to those affected with the disease
posted on August 29, 2013 - 10:37am
Today, research discoveries are bringing us closer than ever to effective therapies for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and other neuromuscular diseases. Medical knowledge of neuromuscular disease is broadening, and children and adults with these diseases are living longer, fuller lives.
But significant challenges remain.
MDA is partnering with federal agencies and other groups serving youth with disabilities to break down barriers for young people transitioning from childhood to adulthood
posted on December 6, 2012 - 3:31pm
Like many high school seniors, Drew is busy choosing a college and preparing for the big transition from life at home to life on a college campus. Unlike his peers, Drew has Duchenne muscular dystrophy.